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Saturday, August 19, 2017

Russian military bases want to return to Cuba and Vietnam

DoD can recover the military bases in Cuba and Vietnam. Specific time in the military did not name, noting that working on this “problem”.

photo: morguefile.com

The defense Ministry did not rule out that Russian military bases can return to Cuba and to Vietnam, in these countries they were placed in the days of the Soviet Union. “We engaged in this work. We see this problem”, — said the Deputy Minister of defense Nikolai Pankov, but did not go into details, reports TASS.

The question of the restoration of bases in Cuba and Vietnam Pankov asked, “SR” Oleg Nilov. The Deputy stated that our strategic partners from Washington “does not understand the diplomatic language, rattling the sabre”, writes “Rossiyskaya Gazeta”.

At the end of April of this year deputies from the Communist party Valery Rashkin and Sergei Obukhov sent a request to the Russian leadership with a proposal to resume the work of the intercept center in Lourdes, and place in Cuba, the Russian missile systems.

Thus, noted the authors of the initiative, Russia will be able to defend itself and its allies in the CSTO from the American rocket launchers HIMARS type that you want to appear in the South-East of Turkey.

Soviet radar facility at Lourdes was created in 60-ies to monitor the launches of American missiles and perform tasks to listening to the radio. In Cam Ranh Bay in Vietnam was a naval base of the Navy. She allowed the Pacific fleet to control the South Pacific and the entire Indian. Both facilities were closed in 2002.


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